Canada Camping

How To Camp With A Baby Or Toddler (Relatively) Stress-Free

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Parents
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Camping with infants doesn't have to be stressful. In fact, babies are incredibly adaptable. It might take a couple of days for babies to completely adapt to the different sleep environment, but once you have established a routine, they usually sleep extremely well in the tent, especially after a fun day of activities.

Dads, This Is For You: The Ultimate Camping Checklist

Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada Living

Pin this camping checklist to your walls, dads. From the AOL Partner Studio

Labour Day Weekend Camping Trip Recipes

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

As you get your camping gear together and head out into the woods for one last hurrah, we've put together a little weekend campfire recipe collection for you. Just because you're off playing in the dirt, doesn't mean you have to resort to the sadness that is instant noodles.

5 Camping Trips Every Canadian Should Take

Flight Network | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

The Great White North is home to some of the world's most dramatic mountain peaks, tranquil lakes, soothing waterfalls and iconic national parks. The following five destinations will send you into some of our country's most picture-perfect scenery while you enjoy one of Canada's favourite pastimes -- camping.

You Killed A Bear

Taryn Eyton | Posted 08.12.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Taryn Eyton

Because of you, a bear was killed. You kept making a mess. You kept leaving your garbage on the ground and in the shelter. You kept cooking in your campsite. You kept storing food in your tent and in your backpack. And the bear still couldn't resist. It was hungry and alone. And it kept coming back.

3 Mind-Blowing Recipes For S'mores Day

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

August 10th is International S'mores Day people and while you never need an excuse to enjoy this most Canadian of campfire desserts, you almost have an obligation to enjoy this sticky treat tonight. While we page homage to the classic s'more, we've also prepared some delightful alternatives for those who like to walk on the wild side.

12 Easy Hacks To Make Camping With Kids A Walk In The Woods

The Huffington Post Canada | Kaylee Lambert | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Parents

Sleeping under the stars made simple!

10 Stunning Beachside Campsites For Canadians | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Travel

Camping is a quintessential Canadian summer activity. There are campgrounds of all shapes and sizes offering a whole host of different activities and amenities from hiking to birdwatching to canoeing. But, come summertime, one of the best amenities you can find at a campground is a beach. Luckily, there are quite a few options for Canadians looking to pitch their tent near a stretch of soft sand.

28 Breakfast Foods That Can Be Cooked Over A Campfire

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Living

Everything tastes better when cooked over a campfire.

Food Safety 101: Dos And Don'ts For Summer Eating

Rose Reisman | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

The summer heat means heading outdoors for barbecues, picnics and patios. Having meals outdoors is one of the best parts of summer, but improperly prepared foods can affect our health. Health Canada states that between 11-13 million people have food poisoning yearly. Ensuring the safety of food can be especially challenging this time of year because of the rising temperatures.

18 Of The Best Camping Sites In Quebec

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.11.2016 | Canada Living

Long trails, beautiful beaches and islands you have to see!

Navajo Fry Bread Campfire Recipe

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 05.31.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Navajo fry bread is an iteration of bannock that is used as a delicious base for any topping. Use it to make tacos or as a base for chill. Just about any topping (savory or sweet) goes well with this fry bread recipe.

7 Camping Hacks To Try This Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 05.12.2016 | Canada Living

Who knew you could make spoons from a Coca-Cola bottle?

Let's Go To The Park! Quebec's Best National Parks

Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Living

Why you need to book a trip to one of Quebec's national parks this summer

30 Beautiful Canadian Parks Perfect For Camping

The Huffington Post Canada | Bria John | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Living

Oh Canada, how dare you be so pretty?

Campfire Recipe: Fried Bass With Vinegar Crisps

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Backwoods camping and you snagged yourself a nice fish? You can have good old English fish and chips without the fuss of making a batter or needing vats of boiling water. Now all you need for this awesome campfire recipe is a bag of salt and vinegar chips and you're good to go!

Campfire Bread In A Can Recipe

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

The ability to make bread on your camping trip is an awesome super power that will provide fresh, warm, delicious bread no matter how long your trip is. You can bake this campfire bread in an empty can or use your camping pot. Baking bread is super easy and breaking bread with friends is the stuff warm and fuzzy memories are made of.

The Best Natural Insect Repellents For Your Next Wooded Excursion

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Venture into the woods in the summer, and your conviction to "be more natural" goes flying out the window as the bugs come flying in. Soon you're interspersing your body slap 'bug dance' with sprays of chemical repellents that are all good and well until some gets in your mouth.

10 Camping Hacks To Make Cooking Outdoors Easier

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 02.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Nikki Fotheringham

If you are cooking Kraft Dinner from a box (you know, the tangerine-coloured treat that forms the backbone of every Canadian camping trip?), then you're missing out. You should be eating like a king when you're playing in the dirt, and we're here to help.

5 Things You Can Cook On A Stick That Aren't Weiners

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

These campfire recipes are easy and more fun than you can, well, shake a stick at!

6 Brilliant Winter Camping Hacks

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Just because Jack Frost is camping out on your front lawn doesn't mean you can't head out into the wild yourself. Winter camping can be a great way to get outside and an even better excuse for extreme cuddling.

Top Tips for a Great Day Hike!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

I love going on a day hike. Nothing is better than being out with friends enjoying nature and having a laugh. But from time to time, when I am on the trail I do see people who look distressed or uncomfortable. Day hikes are much more fun and enjoyable (and safe too!) when you have the top tips to make your outing great.

Build A Fire With Doritos (And Other Cool Camping Hacks)

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Living

Yes, you can use chips to make a fire.

Sticky Situation: 5 Things to Keep in Mind While Camping

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 08.13.2016 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

Finally, you are back in nature. You can do whatever you want, whenever you want. You have promised yourself and your family that you will respect your natural rhythms -- you will enjoy your vacation, one moment at a time.

How to Find a Super Comfortable Tent for Camping!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.30.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I was fortunate enough to speak with Andrew Sutherland, Public Relations at MEC. Andrew shared the top tips for choosing the right tent and how to make camping super comfortable. What can help make your tent more comfortable?